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From: Miquel Raynal <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com>
To: ron minnich <rminnich@gmail.com>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>,
	Vignesh Raghavendra <vigneshr@ti.com>,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] mtd/intel-spi: Support cmdline-based partition
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2020 09:41:48 +0200
Message-ID: <20200401094148.1786d48a@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAP6exY+F2VoEZkwcYp38HNt7NyZucQrdQ8MqQyTQ62U12pAcSw@mail.gmail.com>

Hi ron,

ron minnich <rminnich@gmail.com> wrote on Mon, 30 Mar 2020 08:53:22
-0700:

> On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 12:27 AM Miquel Raynal
> <miquel.raynal@bootlin.com> wrote:
> 
> > Would it be hard to support an extra ':' after the MTD device name?
> > This way would would allow anything inside the optional '(' ')' but
> > would keep the trailing ':'.
> >
> > toTay:
> >         mtdparts=name:part1,part2
> >
> > So:
> >         mtdparts=(0000:00:1f.5):25165824(BIOS),-(squashfs)  
> 
> 
> I thought about that ':' too. It does add a bit more to the code, and
> a bit more in the way of error cases. I always worry, when code is
> going into flash,
> about errors where something looks close to right but is wrong. (says
> the person who just typed it instead of is a few times :-)
> 
> What if we did this:
> mtdparts=[0000:00:1f.5]25165824(BIOS),-(squashfs)
> 
> Is the "]" 'enough different' that we do not need the ':'?
> 
> I kind of like the [] better anyway as it makes the mtdid stand out a
> bit more from the part names? But is it enough that we don't need the
> ':'? Would you still prefer the () as opposed to the []?

I like the [] as well, maybe more than () because at least it does not
conflict with the partition names. But I really prefer keeping the : if
the code is still readable.

It is much easier to explain to people : "if you have a : in the name,
enclose it with []".

Thanks,
Miquèl

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Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-23 19:58 ron minnich
2020-03-23 23:19 ` ron minnich
2020-03-25 17:34   ` ron minnich
2020-03-25 17:34     ` ron minnich
2020-03-27 15:48       ` ron minnich
2020-03-27 15:56         ` Mika Westerberg
2020-03-27 16:19           ` Miquel Raynal
2020-03-27 16:48             ` Mika Westerberg
2020-03-27 16:52               ` Miquel Raynal
2020-03-27 17:05                 ` ron minnich
2020-03-27 17:16                   ` Mika Westerberg
2020-03-27 17:39                     ` ron minnich
2020-03-27 23:53                       ` ron minnich
2020-03-30  6:08                         ` Mika Westerberg
2020-03-30  7:27                           ` Miquel Raynal
2020-03-30 15:53                             ` ron minnich
2020-04-01  7:41                               ` Miquel Raynal [this message]
2020-04-01 15:42                                 ` ron minnich
2020-04-01 19:49                                   ` ron minnich
2020-04-27  9:16                                 ` Boris Brezillon
2020-04-27  9:49                                   ` Boris Brezillon
2020-04-27 14:41                                     ` Miquel Raynal
2020-04-27 18:48                                       ` ron minnich
2020-04-27 18:50                                         ` ron minnich
2020-04-27 18:56                                           ` Miquel Raynal
2020-04-27 18:59                                             ` ron minnich
2020-04-27 19:21                                             ` Boris Brezillon
2020-04-27 19:31                                               ` ron minnich
2020-04-27 20:31                                     ` ron minnich
2020-04-27 21:20                                       ` Miquel Raynal
2020-03-27 16:53             ` ron minnich
2020-03-27 16:15         ` Miquel Raynal

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